In this podcast, I am excited to share with you a very special conversation that I had recently on Facebook Live. I had the pleasure of interviewing a dear friend of mine and an accomplished keynote speaker and author, Valerie Alexander. Valerie and I had a really important conversation about unconscious bias in real estate.
Currently, we are in the midst of a global pandemic and on top of that, we are in a state of social injustice. I know for myself, if I can be candid as a white woman, my eyes have been opened in a way they’ve never been opened before in terms of race and racism. I have been working on my own self to do a lot of work, to better educate myself and our family on how we can be better and how we can be actively anti-racist and how we can be a better ally.
I’m excited to share my journey here on the podcast. I’ll be sharing periodically from time to time my journey, because I think it’s important to talk about it. This conversation is one of the first steps in that for me.
The reason why I reached out to Valerie is because Valerie is an amazing speaker. She gave an incredible TED talk a few years ago, all about unconscious bias. What’s really interesting is the brain science behind unconscious bias. So I hope you are able to really listen and give this interview the time and attention it deserves. I think it’s a really, really important conversation.
- Link to original Facebook Live discussion
- Recommended reading: White Fragility*
- Recommended reading: The Color of Law*
- Watch Valerie’s TED talk on Unconscious Bias
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